FOA Reference Guide To Premises Cabling
And Study Guide To FOA CPCT Certification
 FOA Reference Guide To Premises Cabling  Premises cabling book in Spanish
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Updated  2018 for optical LANs using PONs, new cabling types and wireless (WiFi, DAS)

ISBN: 1450559662

Price: $22.95 (US)

Printed books available direct from and other distributors

Available as an eBook on the Amazon Kindle

Discounts for schools available. Contact the FOA.

Now available in Spanish from Amazon

A new textbook for training or studying for FOA CPCT and other certifications, and an up-to-date reference on fiber optic applications for the contractor, installer, designer and user.

  • New reference book and textbook for FOA CPCT certification classes
  • Covers copper and fiber cabling and wireless in premises networks
  • Based-on and complementary to The FOA Online Reference Guide, Premises Section
  • Arranged logically for teaching installers (see Table of Contents below)
  • Keyed to available FOA Instructor curriculum materials 
  • Available from Amazon Books worldwide
  • Reasonably priced

The FOA has always tried to provide the world with sources of technically correct, unbiased information on communications cabling using both print and electronic media. The FOA Online Reference Guide on the FOA website is probably the largest and most used reference site on fiber optics on the Internet. The FOA Online Reference Guide provides a readily-accessed reference for FOA certifications for those schools using electronic texts. For those who prefer printed materials, we offer this book, a basic reference for premises cabling and a study guide for FOA CPCT certification. Supplementary materials with even more depth on many subjects, of course, will be on the FOA website.

The content and organization of this book is different from many premises or structured cabling books. It's not all copper, as many are, but covers copper and fiber cabling and wireless which is now included in virtually every enterprise network. It also covers new network standards and architectures like POLs - passive optical LANs based on FTTH technology. It is much better organized than other books for teaching and for self-study by those wanting to learn the practical applications and installation practices. See the Table of Contents below.

The new FOA book uses state-of-the-art "publish on demand" technology where the book is printed when you order it using the latest printing technology. This new technology is less expensive than conventional publishing plus the cost of inventory is no longer an issue for books. We can update the book easily to keep up with new technology, applications, and FOA programs. And using a web ordering and delivery system saves even more costs associated with the overhead and distribution of a conventional publisher. The FOA, a real non-profit organization working for the good of the industry, is passing these savings directly on to you!

Companion Curriculum
The FOA Reference Guide To Premises Cabling has a companion curriculum available from the FOA for trainers who want an instructor's guide, PowerPoint Slides, Student Lab manuals, etc. 
Contact FOA for more information.

Answers to chapter questions.

About the Author
Jim Hayes, current FOA President, has over 40 years experience in the fiber optic communications industry as an technologist, entrepreneur and trainer. He is a co-founder of the FOA, author of several textbooks on fiber optics and a columnist for several trade magazines.

Table of Contents

1    Overview of Premises Cabling
2    Cabling Jargon
3    Networks and Applications
4    Copper cabling (UTP & Coax)
5    Fiber optics
6    Wireless
7    Designing premises cabling networks
8    Installation
    Appendix A: KSAs for Premises Cabling
    Appendix B: Proposed Changes in TIA-568 Nomenclature
    Appendix C Fiber Optic Network Specifications
    Appendix D Definitions of Terms
    Appendix E Additional Reference Materials

Sample pages:

Chapter 4, Copper Cabling

FOA Guide to Premises Cabling

Chapter 7, Premises Cabling Design

FOA Guide to Premises Cabling

Pages: 210
Price:  $19.95 
ISBN: 1450559662
EAN: 9781450559669

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